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's going to be hosted by matt at 8:00. we've got bruce springsteen, of course, new jersey's favorite son, along with his other co-favorites on jon bon jovi. billy joel who is in a sense like the face of fisherman and long island, sting, christina aguilera, going to be a really great time. >> all to benefit the red cross doing some good work here. >> and we put it on our website, even if you feel you can help, text a $10 donation to the red cross as well. we'll put that up there. >> a star-studded affair and pulled together quickly so great they would all come together for this. we'll do a little take two, moving a little bit lighter. the topic is you've got a friend. so it turns out a new study suggests that we should have more friends than -- >> i agree. we all need more friends. >> it's about expanding your circle of friends, a little more diverse is what you said. here are the categories of friends that you need, and savannah, i'm going to start with you down here. who is cooler than you. >> willie geist. >> it doesn't apply to you. >> i'm just going to say. >> who isn't cooler than m
sandy, storm sandy, and now we're seeing it again. bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi. christina aguilera, they're going to perform a live concert to benefit hurricane sandy victims. and i think that's just going to be -- and, of course, billy joel. that's going to be absolutely remarkable. we know billy joel grew up on long island, very, very hard hit by the storm. >> some of the most iconic new york songs ever. you know what i mean? >> of course. >> when you think new york, you think billy joel songs. it's amazing. >> it's amazing, so they're going to help. >> and that's going to air on nbc tonight. >> that's right. and also very interesting, i mean bruce springsteen, we know that he hasn't been a big fan of governor christie, right? >> right. and a big supporter of the president. >> of the president. and he's even sort of been -- he snubbed governor christie over the years at concerts, and at least one op-ed piece even criticized his policies, but now he's praise iing governor chris for his efforts. and i think we can all agree, regardless of your politics, governor christie has just h
for hurricane sandy victims. matt lauer was the host. bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi, and billy joel helped raise money. we'll show you some highlights. >> it was quite a show. >>> we are also live on the campaign trail as president obama and governor romney crisscross the country with just three days to go now until election day. with the race neck and neck, we'll take a look at how hurricane sandy and friday's job numbers could affect the race. we want to begin with the aftermath of hurricane sandy. we have complete coverage for you this morning from the clean to -up to the gas and food lines. we begin with the cancellation of the new york city marathon for the first time in its history. stephanie gosk. >> reporter: new york has been holding the marathon since 1970. this is the first time it's been cancelled. but since the moment mayor michael bloomberg said it was going to be cancelled, the anger started to grow. it was just among the victims, it was also their public officials, a number of them, and even runners themselves that were beginning to feel and worried that some of the researc
, including billy joel, bruce springsteen and the man sitting here right now, jon bon jovi. some of the worst devastation happened in his hometown and his home state. on thursday he had a chance to go home and see the damage and talk to people who had lost just about everything. that couldn't have been easy, john. good morning. nice to see you. >> no, it was hard, to see your hometown devastated like this and people that i grew up with, my grammer school turned into a shelter. people's homes gone and we're now homeless, never intended to be homeless. hard working blue collar people. >> the town you grew up in and means so much to you. >> yeah. >> what do you think it will take to rebuild? >> well, i think a concerted effort by we, by the collective we. i think as americans we all come together in these times of need and all feel we're all new yorkers in these times of need. we have been through it before and other parts of our country feel if they support us, they know some day we'll be supporting them. people come together in this time. >> and the call came out, and you obviously jumped in r
place at rockefeller center, feature performances by a bevy of stars, billy joel, bruce springsteen, and the man here now, john bon jovi. some of the worst devastation in his hometown, home state. thursday he had a chance to go home, see the damage, talk to people that lost just about everything. that couldn't have been easy, jon. nice to see you. >> it was hard to see your hometown devastated like this, and people i grew up with, my grammar school turned into a shelter. people's homes gone, them saying to me we are now homeless. we never intended to be homeless. these were hard working, blue collar people. >> town you grew up in, meant so much to you. what do you think it takes to rebuild? >> concerted effort by the we, collective we, as americans we come together in times of need and all new yorkers in times of need, been through it before, supported other tragedies, people in other parts of our country feel if they support us, they know someday we're supporting them. people come together this time. >> the call came out, you obviously jumped in right away. a number of fellow perfo
for the people who need help. bruce springsteen, billy joel, bon jovi, the biggest stars to come out of new jersey and new york, all the money's going to go to the american red cross. matt lauer hosts. brian williams will be there, jimmy fallon will be there, i think sting. so it's going to be a big collection. christina aguilera as well, 8:00 tonight on nbc. >> wonderful. >>> let's swing to presidential elections now. with just four days to go, president obama is focusing on, where else? where do you think he went? ohio. he's making stops there every day between now and tuesday. he'll also be in virginia, florida, new hampshire, iowa, colorado and wisconsin over the next 96 hours. mitt romney will be in many of those same states over the next four days, although he's hitting pennsylvania and skipping florida. president obama was back on the trail yesterday after a three-day break to oversee the storm recovery. rallying to a crowd of 10,000 in colorado. the president made what some are saying was a jab at his opponent's tendency to change his mind. >> after four years as president, you know
sandy coming together. we have some great performers lined up including bruce springsteen and the e street band, billy joel, jon bon jovi and more. >> all hosted by matt, 8:00 tomorrow night on the networks of nbc universal, all commercial-free and benefits the red cross. and now we want to talk about more what we were discussing, the unwatering teams, of course. most of sandy's flood waters have flooded the streets, but it's the water beneath that's presented the biggest challenge. on wednesday, i met the team leader of the engineers tasked with getting all that water out. sandy's winds and rains may be long gone, but one thing is here to stay. all that water. >> the army corps of engineers is sending us their best national team. they call it the national unwatering team. i didn't know there was such a name for a team. >> neither did we, but i got the chance to meet the head of the so-called unwatering team of the army corps of engineers. >> well, first of all, some people can't believe that you are known as the unwatering team. is that the term you would use? >> it was a term hand
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